Kim Rhodes is NEMAC’s Geospatial Associate. In this position she works on data management and visualization, data source identification, and data analysis and modeling. She has worked extensively on helping to develop a coastal resilience model that identifies where community assets are most exposed to flood threats. While researching land use changes in Western North Carolina as an undergraduate student, Kim became interested in how GIS could be used to find and communicate solutions to human and environmental issues. Kim holds a B.S. in Environmental Science and minor in Economics from UNC Asheville. She is currently working toward the GIS Fundamentals Certificate at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College.